Features, analysis, and case studies on transportation management systems and technologies as well as software tools for planning, operations, and logistics.

AFN Logistics acquires HA Advantage, expands TMS and LTL capabilities

Posted 07/20 · 11:49 AM · LM Editorial
Niles, Illinois-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider AFN Logistics said today it has acquired HA Advantage, the Transportation Management System (TMS) and less-than-truckload (LTL) division of HA Logistics Inc., a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of transportation and logistics services for small- and medium-sized companies.
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How to Gain 100% Visibility Across the Supply Chain

Posted 06/06 · 12:56 PM · LM Editorial
During this webcast we'll examine the path needed to gain 100% visibility across all modes as well as explore the common challenges companies face when managing complex multi-modal, multi-leg shipments.

Supply Chain Software Convergence: Synchronization Realized

Posted 06/06 · 11:08 AM · LM Editorial
By enabling collaboration and optimization across previously siloed functions, supply chain software convergence helps shippers better leverage their IT investments across the enterprise. Here’s how the concept has evolved—and the vendors that have jumped into the game.

ADSI announces technology partnership with 3GTMS

Posted 06/02 · 03:40 PM · MMH Editorial
Integrated solution to provide best-of-breed transportation planning and shipping execution solution across all modes for traditional and omni-channel fulfillment.

MercuryGate rolls out new multimodal freight procurement offering

Posted 04/20 · 12:01 PM · LM Editorial
Earlier this month, cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) providers MercuryGate International Inc. unveiled an advanced freight sourcing and procurement solution that enables shippers to manage RFP (requests for proposal) for multiple transportation modes in a single system.

5 Transportation Management Mistakes that Cripple Profitablity and How to Correct Them

Posted 04/13 · 11:40 AM · LM Editorial
Historically, O&G companies’ soaring profits masked the poor state of logistics operations within their supply chains. But now, low oil prices, growing supply inventories and decreasing global demand have created a need to cut costs through better transportation management.

Moore on Pricing: Changing the ethics of the air cargo business

Posted 04/01 · 11:00 AM · LM Editorial
Over 300 air cargo shippers recently surveyed by the International Air Cargo Association (IATA) expressed continued reticence to use air cargo because of eight factors. According to the IATA, the persistent issues included the mode being too complex; having a lack of transparency; bad past experiences; a weak value proposition; poor customer service; carriers maintaining an old-fashion culture; no real-time information on tracking; and overall inefficient processes.

Logistics Academy partners with InMotion Global

Posted 02/09 · 02:30 PM · MMH Editorial
Students to learn TMS software and receive a free freight brokerage software package at graduation.

State of TMS 2016: ROI is in the cloud

Posted 01/01 · 08:00 PM · LM Editorial
TMS users achieve an average freight savings of 7.5 percent thanks to increased usage of preferred carriers, better procurement negotiations, and use of lower-cost mode selections. Now the cloud is making it easier than ever for midsized businesses to reap the benefits.

Moore on Pricing: Making the leap to Uber trucking

Posted 01/01 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
Recently, Uber announced that they’re beginning to coordinate small package express deliveries by their independent cars in New York City—competing, of course, with global players like FedEx, UPS, and even the bicycle messenger services.

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